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Food & Agriculture In East Africa Expected To Rise by $1 Trillion By 2030

The AfDB president made a couple of quick highlights to deliberate. The food and agriculture in East Africa expected to rise by $1 trillion by 2030. Africa's population is now at 1.2 billion, which is likely to double by 2.5 billion by 2050.   The continent has 60% of global arable land but has unfortunately become one of the most prospective food importers targeted by jurisdictions that produce food extensively.   The.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th February 2020

The Highest Monthly Production Record Of Tea Farmers In Kenya

Smallholder tea farmers under the Kenya Tea Development Agency delivered 150.5 million kilos of green leaf in January 2020. The performance, which is the highest ever amount recorded by KTDA-managed factories in a single month, was driven by heavy rains that spilled over from 2019. In the Month of December 2019 amount was 21.8 %, which was higher than what the farmers produced in January 2019. In January amount is 15 percent above the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th February 2020

Kenya To Focus On Sugar Sector For Its Future Economic Growth

Kenya’s main economic growth is its agriculture sector. It contributes to over a quarter of our Gross Domestic Product and employs more than 40 percent of the population.   In rural areas, 70 percent of citizens' livelihoods are dependent on agriculture. The sugarcane industry contributes to around 15 percent of this. The income of over six million people is directly tied to this industry. President Uhuru Kenyatta has.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 22nd January 2020

Ethiopia - MIDROC To Construct Edible Oil Factory Worth 4bln Br

MIDROC Ethiopia is commenced to build a 4-billion birr worth edible-oil factory which is expected to produce 600,000 liters of cooking oil daily. A cornerstone for the factory was laid in Addis Ababa's Summit area, adjacent to the Pepsi Cola factory.The event was laid by Addis Ababa City Mayor Takele Uma, representative of Sheikh Mohammed Al-Amoudi, Chairman and Owner of the leading Ethiopian Investment group, Midroc Ethiopia, Abennet.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 16th January 2020

The Cashew Farmers Got Paid Over 60bn/ - By Government In Tanzania

 The Tanzania government has paid 60.6bn/-to cashew nuts farmers in Coast Region in the last season 2018/2019 as others wait for the completion of verification exercise to get paid. Coast Regional Commissioner (RC), Engineer Evarist Ndikilo told a Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) meeting in Kibaha that the cashew nuts trading continues, only consignments which reached main warehouses will be paid. "While verification exercise.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 16th December 2019

The Agricultural Commercialization Cluster Launched In Ethiopia

The Government of Ethiopia in partnership with the EU, Denmark, and the Netherlands, has launched the Agricultural Commercialization Cluster (ACC) program. The program to be implemented with close to EUR 100 million in funding from the European Union, Denmark, and Netherlands, will benefit five million Ethiopian smallholder farmers. President Sahle-Work Zewde, Ambassador of the EU Johan Borgstam, Ambassador of Denmark Karin Poulsen and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 16th December 2019

Ethiopian Commodity Exchange Announced Trade Increase In Food Commodities

The Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) broadcasted the increase in food commodities trade, i.e. a total of 44,394 tonnes commodities worth 2.16 billion birrs in the month of October alone. According to a statement it extended to Borkena, the exchange has transacted a total of 21,034 tons of coffee, 9,434 tons of sesame, 1,346 tons of white pea bean, 6,534 tons of soya bean and 6,046 tons of green moong. In the month of October, the.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 19th November 2019

New Investment Plans For Agribusiness In Africa

Africa is currently the second most populous continent in the world, its current population is 1.2 billion. This growing population of Africa could reach 2 billion by 2030 and 2.5 billion by 2050 as per the United Nations projections. This shows that one in five consumers globally will be African. Africa’s agribusiness sector is expected to reach $1 trillion by 2030, so there is certainly cause for optimism. Consumer demand for food in.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 18th November 2019

Ethiopia - New Technique In Bid To Improve Food Security

Now no more struggles to feed itself for Africa. The government’s Agriculture Transformation Agency, headed by Khalid Bomba, aiming for widespread commercial farming and food security in 20 years. A former JPMorgan Chase & Co. analyst is using drones and satellites to boost Ethiopia’s agricultural exports and improve food security in a nation once synonymous with famine. Ethiopia’s two main exports are coffee and oilseeds,.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 2nd November 2019

Twiga’s Mobile By Kenya Raises $30m For West Africa’s Growth

Twiga’s mobile platform connects retailers with farmers and food manufacturers. These makes food economical and more accessible to a region with a growing population and food crisis. This leads to increase $23.75m in equity from Goldman Sachs and existing VC investors the international Finance Corporation (IFC), TLcom Capital, Wamda Capital and Creadev, as well as $6m in debt from OPIC and Alpha Mundi, an announcement on Monday.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 1st November 2019

Ethiopia And Kenya Set To Explore Bilateral Grain Trade Opportunities

A Kenyan delegation will convene in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 22nd to 25th October 2019 on a grain trade mission to explore business opportunities for grain trade and processing between Ethiopia and Kenya. It will help to bridge cross border trade gap and enhance food security. Efforts to increase intra-regional trade between Ethiopia and East African Community countries has seen grain trade between Ethiopia and Kenya grow.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 30th October 2019

Tanzania's Bakhresa Group Rebranded Its Azam Wheat Flour Into Multipurpose Flour To Boost Market Penetration

The Corporate Affairs Director at Bakhresa Group, Mr Hussein Sufian, said that the rebranding coupled with the expansive production capacity of 2,750 tonnes per day, guarantees sufficient wheat products for the domestic market and surplus to be exported to the regional markets.   The group operates one of the largest flour mills in Tanzania and exports its wheat flour other markets.   The company has a strong presence in 11.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 8th October 2019



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